Suffolk: Olympic athlete Derek Redmond to speak at IoD dinner

FORMER Olympic athlete Derek Redmond will be the guest speaker at the Institute of Directors Suffolk Annual Dinner which takes place at the Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf and Spa next month.

The dinner, on Thursday, October 18, is one of the highlights of the IoD Suffolk calendar with both members and non-members of the institute welcome and invited to make individual or table bookings.

The theme of the black tie event will be the London 2012 legacy and a reflection of the amazing human stories of achievement. it will include a champagne reception, a three course meal and entertainment.

As one of Britain’s greatest ever 400 metre runners, guest speaker Derek Redmond will offer his perspective to what it takes to set goals, overcome obstacles and succeed.

Derek experienced a heart breaking set back at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992 with a serious hamstring injury half way through his race – but his story and life experience is inspirational.

To book individual tickets (�60 for IoD members and their guests, or �90 for non-members ex VAT) contact Suffolk IoD branch administrator Caroline Kearney. email or call 07917 699498. Sponsors of the IoD Suffolk Annual Dinner include Adnams, Barker Gotelee, Ensors, Marshall Jaguar, Quantrills and The Ideas Centre.